This tour offers a quintessential Venetian getaway with a serenaded gondola ride, a much sought-after experience by travelers around the world and a traditional Venetian dinner.
Step into a traditional gondola boat for a dreamy ride along the world famous Grand Canal, in the company of skilled musicians including a gifted opera singer serenading you with classic Italian ballads. Glide by the most secluded waterways, beautiful bridges and mini canals while admiring the sights of the charming backstreets, architecturally-beautiful cathedrals and palaces, and the famous La Fenice Opera House.
Get a perfect opportunity to spend some exclusive time at a traditional Venetian restaurant with your loved-one towards the end of this tour. Express your feelings to her/him while savoring a special three course meal.
Gondola Ride: 30 minutes
Dinner: 1 hour
1st April - 31st October
: Gondola Serenade 18:30, Dinner 19:00
1st November - 31st March: Gondola Serenade 15:30, Dinner 19:00
Upon arrival at the redemption location, please present your voucher in exchange for your activity both for the gondola and the dinner.
Meet at Campiello Del Traghetto, 2467 - Santa Maria Del Giglio Gondola park, Venice, next to the Hotel Gritti Palace.
Look for a big sign with the name of the tour on it.
Dinner Venue: Ristorante Al Giglio" - S. Marco, 2477 / 78, 30124 Venezia VE
Venetian Restaurant-Saint Marks square
Reach the meeting point at the scheduled time with your partner and find your place on a traditional gondola boat. Enjoy a 30-minute ride through the legendary Great Canal while listening to the intoxicating Italian soundtrack of ballads provided by skilled musicians onboard.
The city of Venice has been eternally romanticized, thanks to its charming culture, magnificent architecture and breathtaking views. This tour sets you out on a perfect date with a friend or lover with a serenaded gondola ride.
Cruise through palazzos and under delightful bridges and admire the views of beautiful historic homes and cathedrals that border the canal, as a fleet of many other gondolas travel along with yours. Sail through the city’s calmest waterways and inner canals, known around the world for their indescribable charm, and witness gorgeous structures like La Fenice Opera House and quiet backstreets in the vicinity.
The band of musicians playing includes a practiced opera singer and musician (usually an accordion or guitar player)who will exclusively be a part of your gondola, out of a fleet of seven. Arrive back to the shore of the picture-perfect Campo Santa Maria del Giglio and enjoy a short 5-minute walk to reach a traditional Venetian restaurant located close to Saint Marks.
Dinner for two:
Enjoy a three-course meal for two at a renowned local restaurant. If you’ve been waiting to propose that special someone or looking forward to spend some dreamy alone time, this dinner date is just the right thing to do. Impress your partner with an authentic and appetizing Venetian feast and finish your day on a flavorful note.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher on the day of this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Print your voucher twice, one copy for the gondola and one copy for the restaurant.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
The Gondolier will designate a seat to the passengers in such a way that the balance of the boat is maintained.
This is not a private gondola ride and can hold a maximum of 6 passengers.
This tour is not accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
The dress code for this tour is elegant evening wear (no shorts, open sandals or jeans).
Please bring your own umbrella in case of rain.
The itinerary could change in case of wind or bad weather. Tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or local gondolier's strike.
Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Please mention whether you prefer Meat or Fish menu in the special request section while making a booking.